By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer In the four decades prior to the Civil War, more than 40,000 enslaved persons were bought and sold in New
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – A majority of American parents believe their children will face a harsher coming-of-age than they did,
A federal judge on Tuesday tossed out a civil rights and wrongful-death lawsuit filed against a former NOPD officer by a New Orleans family whose loved one was fatally shot ... NYT editor Baquet rooted in New Orleans, leading in news media
By Nayita Wilson Contributing Writer Dean Baquet, a New Orleans native and the first African American to serve as executive editor for The New York Times, recently shared candid ... SUNO’s Lady Knights get first-ever NAIA tourney win
Milestone win part of record-breaking season for New Orleans HBCU The seventh-seeded SUNO Lady Knights on March 18 won its first-ever game at the NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship ... Lagasse and Yenni run for Jefferson Parish president
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer They finally believe that John Young is going to actually qualify to run for Lieutenant Governor, at least to the extent that Mike Yenni and Elton Lagasse ... Is Jindal’s latest budget salvo to sell the Louisiana Lottery?
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer La. State Treasurer John Kennedy, a frequent critic of Governor Jindal, revealed last week that an Administration effort was underway to sell off the Louisiana Lottery to ... NOPD will cite officers who did not follow up on child abuse case
A child abuse complaint filed by Russell Johnson on behalf of his six-year-old autistic son has been closed without arrests, but action is being taken against the NOPD investigators who ... New Orleans’ use of porous pavement gradually expands
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Pervious or porous concrete is used at a few sites around town to manage storm water. More applications are planned, and they’ll include half the sidewalks at ... Nearly a decade after Katrina, 81% of homes are rebuilt
Nearly 10 years after Hurricane Katrina and subsequent levee breaks flooded 80 percent of the Crescent City, a study by the University of New Orleans Department of Geography found that ...
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